I discovered Keith Levy’s blog, The Flying Tortoise, through a post on Lloyd Kahn’s blog. Pictured here is a 1956 Austin WFK home on wheels Keith stumbled across while it was being photographed for a television show in Waihi, New Zealand. You’ll find this and many more alternative homes on The Flying Tortoise.
EcoSpace has developed a modular prefab building system that provides relatively custom small homes from consistent parts.
SHED is an architectural firm in Seattle with a portfolio that includes several small space designs. The garage conversion pictured here is what caught my eye. Many of the homes you’ll see on their website are not tiny, but I liked seeing an architectural firm open to small spaces.
A few more interior photos of Ann Holley’s Protostoga have been posted on Tiny House Blog. This tiny home’s floor measures only 4’10” by 7’6” and at it’s widest measures 6’4” by 8’3”. So it’s just big enough for a full-size bed and a little space for a few personal items.
The most recent Radio Shedworking podcast focuses on the viability, benefits, and challenges of alternative workspaces like backyard garden offices.
Joseph Sandy recently wrote up a short overview that explains the kind of projects that can be typically built without building permits.